Miami Dade College to Help Displaced College Students from Puerto Rico

Miami, Sept. 27, 2017 –  Miami Dade College (MDC) will help displaced college students from Puerto Rico by offering them in-state tuition.  After the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, access to in-state tuition will ease the burden for Puerto Rican families during their recovery.  In addition, other services for displaced hurricanes victims will be announced soon.   For more information about assistance to students from Puerto Rico, please...

Reasons to Become a Physical Therapy Assistant in South Florida

As an aspiring college student, you are tasked with the responsibility of deciding which subject to major in. A decision such as this shouldn’t be taken lightly, because it’s not just about learning an academic subject, it’s about applying what you’ve learned to real-life scenarios.  What Physical Therapist Assistants Do  The job of a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) plays a key...

What to Do If You Get Nervous Before Exams

It is completely normal to be nervous before exams. They’re a big deal and are typically weighted very heavily towards your final grade! We’d be lying if we told you there was no pressure because, well… there is. College life is all about how to handle pressure in a healthy manner that is productive and most importantly, effective. So...

MDC’s President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón Receives Key to the City of Miami Beach

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine presented the key to the City of Miami Beach to Miami Dade College’s (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.   “I am humbled and honored to be recognized with this distinction,” said MDC’s President, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón.  “MDC is committed to prepare students to succeed in an evolving and competitive workforce, and in an educational system...

Miami Dade College Live Arts Presentation

Miami's most eclectic performing arts series extraordinary programs—unforgettable experiences. UP NEXT: MORIKEBA KOUYATE Singing in his native Mandingo language and offering virtuosic performances on the kora (a 21-string instrument made from a calabash), Kouyate delights audiences young and old with call-and-response songs and engaging stories that share the 700 year old history of the Mandingo people.  Performance followed by Sun Ra Arkestra. MORIKEBA...